Guacamole Turkey Burgers

A Few years ago we started incorporating ground Turkey in our recipes in place of different types of protein. Turkey is low in fat and high in numerous vitamins and nutrients, and not to mention pairs well with pretty much anything! One of our favourite ways to use Turkey has been in Burgers! Initially, we found the patties a little tricky to make, but these few tips- you will be able to master the Turkey Burger in no time!

Tip 1: Make the patties THICK. This prevents them falling apart

Tip 2: Start by baking the Patties in the oven. Place on cookie sheet, atop parchment paper, at 375 degrees. Bake for five mins, flip and another five.

Tip 3: Finish on the BBQ. Add your BBQ sauce once the burgers have finished cooking.

Ingredients:

Turkey Patties:
– 500g Extra Lean Ground Alberta Turkey
– 1 Egg White
– 2 Cloves Garlic, Pressed
– 1 Tsp Onion Powder
– Salt + Pepper to taste

Guacamole:
– 2 Large Avocados, ripened
– 2 Cloves Garlic, Pressed
– 1 Tsp Onion Powder
– 1/2 Tsp salt
– 1/2 Tsp Lime Juice
– Chili Flakes to Taste

Fixings:
– 4 Buns of Choice (We prefer the Multigrain Thin Buns!)
– 2 Large Red Onion, thinly sliced
– 1 Large Hot House Tomato, sliced
– Jalapeño Peppers, sliced
-1/2 Cup Butter Lettuce
– BBQ Sauce of choice

 

Directions:
1. Pre heat oven, and Grill.

2.In a mixing bowl, combine Burger Ingredients thoroughly and form into patties about 1 inch thick and 3-4 cm in diameter.

3. Place patties on Barbecue and Grill for 5 minutes. Flip and keep on grill until desired brown and internal temperature reaches 165 degrees.

4. Combine Guacamole ingredients while Burgers finish cooking

5.Spread BBQ sauce on patties and Remove burgers from grill.

6. Assemble by spreading Guacamole on buns and layering desired fresh Toppings!

Enjoy! Be sure to tag us and @AlbertaTurkey. And check out Alberta Turkey for more Recipe Inspo! #AlbertaTurkey #ThinkTurkey

 

** This recipe was created in partnership with Alberta Turkey. As always, all recipes and opinions are our own.**

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